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District Court Arraignments, posted July 26, 2017.

July 26, 2017

District Court Arraignments, posted July 26, 2017. #MasonCountyCrime. By Alan Neushwander, Contributing Writer. LUDINGTON — The following were recently arraigned in Mason County’s 79th District Court: Felonies -Robin Rae Bakies, 54, of 709 E. Foster St., Apt. 1, Ludington, was arrested July 23 by the Ludington Police Department (LPD) on felony charges of assault with a dangerous weapon, second-offense domestic…

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District Court sentencings and dismissals, posted July 26, 2017.

July 26, 2017

District Court sentencings and dismissals, posted July 26, 2017. #MasonCountyCrime. By Alan Neushwander, Contributing Writer. LUDINGTON — The following were recently sentenced in Mason County’s 79th District Court: -Arthur Frederick Bennett, 54, of 6000 E. Free Soil Rd., Meade Township, pleaded guilty July 18 to…

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VanderWall supports USDA effort to provide locally grown food for schools. 

July 26, 2017

VanderWall supports USDA effort to provide locally grown food for schools.  State Rep. Curt VanderWall is applauding a federal grant that will help the farm-to-school program grow, providing Michigan students with more fresh, locally grown produce. VanderWall, of Ludington, represents the state 101st House District. He…

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Obituary: Justin Paulsen, 27, Roseville, formerly of Custer.

July 25, 2017

Obituary: Justin Paulsen, 27, Roseville, formerly of Custer. Justin James Paulsen, 27, of Roseville, formerly of Custer died suddenly on Sunday, July 23, 2017.  Justin was born on December 8, 1989…

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Obituary: Wendy Holton, 46, Ludington. 

July 25, 2017

Obituary: Wendy Holton, 46, Ludington. Wendy Lee Holton, 46, of Ludington passed away on Saturday, July 22, 2017 at Spectrum Health Blodgett Hospital.  Wendy was born on March 22, 1971 in…

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Obituary: Dawn Olson, 49, Ludington.

July 25, 2017
Obituary: Dawn Olson, 49, Ludington.

Obituary: Dawn Olson, 49, Ludington. Dawn Louise Olson, 49, of Ludington, passed away peacefully at home. Dawn was born on May 7, 1968, the daughter of the late Gary (Soupy)…

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Law enforcement continues to make US 10 corridor safety a priority.

July 25, 2017

Law enforcement continues to make US 10 corridor safety a priority. #MasonCountyNews #US10 By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. Two weeks ago, our community lost two of its citizens in a fatal…

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Fraud complaints top police activity.

July 25, 2017

Fraud complaints top police activity. #MasonCountyCrime The following is police activity in Mason County Monday, July 24, 2017: – 1:50 a.m., (Ludington Police Department), domestic assault, 700 block of South…

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Recent deaths, reported July 25, 2017.

July 25, 2017

#MasonCountyDeaths The following recent deaths have been reported to MCP: Timothy William Krystiniak, 55, of Ludington, died on Friday, July 21, 2017. Wendy Holton, 46, of Ludington died Saturday, July 22. …

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Bourgette unanimously appointed to city council.

July 24, 2017

Bourgette unanimously appointed to city council. #LudingtonNews. LUDINGTON — The Ludington City Council unanimously appointed David Bourgette to fill the sixth ward councilor seat during its regular meeting Monday. The…

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Obituary: Clare Brasseur, 56, Scottville.

July 24, 2017

Obituary: Clare Brasseur, 56, Scottville. Clarence “Clare” Brasseur, 56, of Scottville, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, July 23, 2017.    Clare was born on July 26, 1960 in Cadillac.  He graduated…

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MDOT looking for volunteers to count Ludington Ave. traffic.

July 24, 2017

MDOT looking for volunteers to count Ludington Ave. traffic. #MasonCountyNews #Ludington By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief.  LUDINGTON — The Michigan Department of Transportation is looking for volunteers to conduct traffic counts…

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Sunday evening crash victim identified.

July 24, 2017

Sunday evening crash victim identified.  #MasonCountyNews. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief.  BRANCH TOWNSHIP — The Mason County Sheriff’s Office has released the name of the man who died in a motorcycle…

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Police seek identity theft suspects.

July 24, 2017

Police seek identity theft suspects. #MasonCountyCrime The Hart post of the Michigan State Police and the Mason County Sheriff’s Office are requesting the public’s assistance with the identification of two…

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Off-duty deputy spots reckless driver wanted on 5 warrants.

July 24, 2017

Off-duty deputy spots reckless driver wanted on 5 warrants. #MasonCountyCrime PERE MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP — An off-duty Mason County sheriff’s deputy observed a vehicle driving recklessly through the McDonald’s parking lot…

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Obituary: Gordon Briggs, M.D., 88, Scottville. 

July 24, 2017

Obituary: Gordon Briggs, M.D., 88, Scottville.  Gordon Arthur Briggs M.D., 88, affectionately known as “Doc,” was taken home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on July 18,…

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Motorcyclist dies after presumably hitting deer in Branch Township.

July 23, 2017

Motorcyclist dies after presumably hitting deer in Branch Township. #MasonCountyNews. BRANCH TOWNSHIP — A 27-year-old Mason County man died Sunday night after the motorcycle he was riding appeared to have struck…

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Police continue search for Ford Lake break-in suspects.

July 21, 2017

Police continue search for Ford Lake break-in suspects. #MasonCountyNews SHERIDAN TOWNSHIP — Troopers from Michigan State Police Hart Post and deputies from Mason County Sheriff’s Office continue to investigate a…

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